Your child will receive the best medical care available from our staff of caring, committed professionals. The clinicians at Legacy Pediatrics are nationally recognized for their research involving childhood diseases and care.
Janet R. Casey, MD is Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Dr. Casey received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University followed by her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate pediatric residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Duke University with emphasis in infectious diseases of the immunocompromised host.
Dr. Casey is a partner at Legacy Pediatrics where she practices primary care and as a sub specialist consultant. Dr. Casey is the co-director of research at Legacy Pediatrics where she acts as Principle Investigator for many clinical research grants. She has published numerous articles and chapters on ambulatory pediatric infectious disease topics. Her major practice and research interests are in otitis media, streptococcal infections, lower respiratory infections, and vaccine development.
Michael E. Pichichero, MD went to college at Rutgers in New Jersey then the University of Rochester for medical school. He completed specialty training in pediatrics and sub-specialty training in pediatric infectious disease as well as pediatric and adult asthma, allergy, and immunology.
He was elected as a Best Doctors in America in 2004, Best Pediatricians in America in 2003, Top Physicians in America in 2004, and Patients Choice Award in 2009. He has been re-elected every year since then to all four groups.
Michael E. Pichichero, MD is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, a Research Professor at RIT, and Director of Research at Rochester General Hospital Research Institute. He lives in Brighton with his wife and has two children and a granddaughter.
Kate D. Shand, PA-C is a Clinical Instructor for the PA Program at Rochester Institute of Technology. She received her degree from RIT in 2004 graduating Summa Cum Laude (highest honors). During her training, she completed multiple rotations including orthopedics, surgery, OB/GYN, neonatal ICU training, pediatrics, internal medicine, geriatrics, emergency medicine, psychiatry, and inpatient medicine. She has worked in both family medicine and internal medicine prior to joining our group.
Kate D. Shand, PA-C is board certified with the National Commission on Certification of PAs and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for PAs in Pediatrics, the American Academy of PAs, the New York State Society of PAs, and the Rochester Regional PA Association. Kate works in our office Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and has a close working relationship with both Dr. Janet Casey and Dr. Michael Pichichero and their patients.
She is married to Ryan Shand who is a production supervisor at Gleason Works in Rochester, NY. They live in Rochester and have one young son together named Mark.
Kristin lives in Rochester with her husband and two young children.